Network Firewall Engineer

Plano 2 (31062), United States of America, Plano, Texas

Network Firewall Engineer

Capital One is looking for a Firewall Engineer who will be responsible for supporting our enterprise network infrastructure, regional hubs and cloud environments. To include daily intake as well as major projects. Responsibilities include enforcement of cyber security standards, automation of security services, and deployment of security solutions.

What you’ll do:
  • Design, implement, and maintain high quality Core Infrastructure solutions
  • Support enterprise network infrastructure, regional hubs and cloud environments.
  • Enforce cyber security standards, automation of security services, and deployment of security solutions.
  • Work collaboratively across teams spanning multiple time zones

What we’re looking for:
  • Previous experience as a Firewall administrator; building & supporting enterprise computing platforms and systems
  • Solid understanding of Cloud / Virtual Compute platforms and their supporting infrastructure
  • Solid understanding of High Availability strategies
  • Familiarity with the concepts of infrastructure as code, test driven development and automated deployment of infrastructure solutions
  • Strong scripting and automation skills in various languages (such as Python, Ruby, BASH, Powershell, etc.)
  • Good communicator who is willing to share and teach amongst peers
  • Willingness to update and contribute to living engineering documentation
  • Ability to problem solve in a complex and ever changing environment
  • Hands on experience with Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Ability to work on high level projects and low level network changes.
  • Good to have: knowledge on SDWAN, Fabric technologies, general network concepts and routing protocols
  • Good to have certifications: AWS, PCNSE, CCSE, CNSA, CSAE, CISSP

What you’ll get to learn (any experience would be advantageous):
  • Designing Enterprise solutions for core infrastructure
  • Working in a fast paced and complex regulated environment
  • Innovative Cloud Technologies

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent certification
  • At least 5 years of experience with network firewalls
  • At least 2 years of experience with VPNs and network design
  • At least 1 year of experience with AWS
  • At least 2 years of experience with people management

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8+ years of experience with network hardware and software
  • 3+ years of Palo Alto Firewall administrator experience
  • 3+ years of experience in Jira, Service Now, Infoblox and Snowflake
  • 2 + years scripting and automation (Python, Ruby, BASH, Powershell)
  • AWS certification
  • Palo Alto certification (PCNSE or PCCSE or PCSAE)
  • CISSP certification
  • AWS, CCSE, CNSA or CSAE certifications

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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Who We Are

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Location: Plano, Texas; McLean, Virginia; Richmond, Virginia